Amendments to IGRA seen as unlikely this year (September 1, 2006)

Legislation to amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act isn't likely to pass this year, according to Copley News Service. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is sponsoring S.2078, a bill to overhaul IGRA by limiting off-reservation casinos and giving more authority to...

California lawmakers fail to approve new compacts (September 1, 2006)

California lawmakers wrapped up work on Thursday by rejecting a tribal gaming compact and refusing to call votes on other negotiated agreements. The Assembly voted 35-23 on a new compact for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. It...

California Progress: Rejection of gaming compacts (September 1, 2006)

"The California State Legislature has rejected on this last day of the two-year session a half dozen Indian gaming pacts, many of them signed by Arnold Schwarzenegger and sent to them in a steady trickle in the past few days...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe won't release casino survey (September 1, 2006)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma conducted a survey on a proposed casino in Ohio but won't release the results. The survey asked residents of Canal Fulton what they thought about gaming. A lobbyist said it was conducted for "market...